Category Archives: NSSF/NRA

NSSF’S Project ChildSafe Launches New Tools for First-Time Gun Owners

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®) today unveiled a new infographic for first-time gun owners in response to the surge in firearms sales across the U.S. Additionally, through its Project ChildSafe® program, NSSF has launched a newFirearm Storage … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Governor Opens, Then Closes ‘Essential Critical’ Gun Retail

For immediate release | April 1, 2020 Gov. Charlie Baker Quietly Lifted Restrictions, Only to Reverse Course. NEWTOWN, Conn. — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker closed federally licensed firearm dealers after briefly listing them open as “essential” services. The move effectively … Continue reading

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NSSF Donates $25,000 in Support of Newtown and Region’s Virus Responders

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm industry, has made donations totaling $25,000 to three groups indispensable to supporting the health and welfare of area residents in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue reading

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NSSF, Retailers Emphasize Gun Safety as Sales Rise and Families Stay Home

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) and its partners urge gun owners to keep firearm safety a top priority and are making safety resources widely available as gun and ammunition sales increase, especially among first-time … Continue reading

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NSSF Presents R3 Leader of the Year Award to Jenifer Wisniewski

For immediate release | March 12, 2020   NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, presented its R3 Leader of the Year Award to Jenifer Wisniewski, Chief of Outreach and Communication with the Tennessee … Continue reading

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NSSF’s SHOT Show Receives Creative Award

  LAS VEGAS — The Davey Awards has recognized the National Shooting Sports Foundation®’s SHOT Show® with a Gold Davey Award in its Design/Print category for the SHOT Show’s “Fully Loaded” print advertising. The award recognizes NSSF® and CSG Creative, … Continue reading

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NSSF Announces New +ONE Movement Industry Promotional Tools

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that it has expanded its library of +ONESM Movement promotional resources. Launched in 2019, the +ONE Movement is … Continue reading

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Davenport Guns & Shooting Club Earns NSSF Four-Star Rating

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that it has awarded Davenport Guns & Shooting Club a Four-Star rating for range excellence. Located in the heart of Davenport, … Continue reading

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NSSF Sponsors Ambassador Academy

For immediate release | February 17, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring the 2020 Ambassador Academy taking place Mar. 28-Apr. 1 … Continue reading

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SAAMI Offers Clarification on Acceptance of New 300 HAM’R Cartridge

    SAAMI would like to clarify the recent press release of February 7th. SIG Sauer was listed as the developer of the cartridge as is standard practice for the company which introduces the cartridge. SAAMI and SIG Sauer felt … Continue reading

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SAAMI Announces Acceptance of New 300 HAM’R Cartridge

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®), the organization at the forefront of promoting firearm safety by creating standards that ensure safety, reliability and interchangeability of firearms, ammunition, and components, has announced the acceptance … Continue reading

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NSSF, Project ChildSafe Help Promote Firearms Safety in Denver

For immediate release | February 3, 2020   Free gun locks, safety resources donated to mayor’s gun safety initiative NEWTOWN, Conn. — Project ChildSafe®, the firearms safety program of the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), has provided 1,000 firearm safety … Continue reading

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6th Annual HAVA/NSSF Golf Tournament Raises $50,000 for America’s Veterans

For immediate release | January 27, 2020 LAS VEGAS — NSSF today announced that its annual pre-SHOT Show golf outing to benefit the charity Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) raised $50,000. HAVA is a 501(c)(3) organization formed by companies in … Continue reading

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NSSF Hails Publication of Firearms Export Reform Rules

    WASHINGTON — NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, applauds the Trump administration’s posting for public inspection the final rules that modernize the export regulations for sporting … Continue reading

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Lucas Oil is Official 2020 SHOT Show Wi-Fi Sponsor

  NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Lucas Oil Products, Inc., has agreed to be the official Wi-Fi Sponsor for the 2020 SHOT Show®. Lucas … Continue reading

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2020 SHOT Show New Product Center Sponsored by USCCA

  NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that theUnited States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) will be the official sponsor of the 2020 SHOT Show® New Product … Continue reading

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NSSF President Joseph Bartozzi Named CEO by Board of Governors

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, has announced that NSSF’s Board of Governors has voted to add the title and duties of Chief Executive Officer to Joseph Bartozzi’s current and ongoing responsibilities … Continue reading

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NSSF Honors Fallen Officers with $25,000 Fraternal Order of Police Donation

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, is honoring the nation’s fallen law enforcement officers by contributing $25,000 to the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Foundation. The donation was delivered to FOP … Continue reading

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NSSF Welcomes Massachusetts AG’s ‘Enforcement Notice’ Clarification

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, accepts Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s agreement to clarify the Enforcement Notice that included “’Copies’ or ‘Duplicates’ of the Enumerated Weapons.” The Attorney General’s … Continue reading

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NSSF Releases Firearms Production Figures

For immediate release | December 3, 2019 More than 17.7 million Modern Sporting Rifles in Private Ownership WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, released the 2017 Firearms Production Report to members. The … Continue reading

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Your Donation to Project ChildSafe Will Support Firearm Safety Efforts and Help Save Lives

  NEWTOWN, Conn. — Today is Giving Tuesday and the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) is asking those who donate to worthy causes to consider making a gift in support of Project ChildSafe®, its award-winning community gun safety program that … Continue reading

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Project ChildSafe Announces New Donation Page Ahead of Giving Tuesday

    Your Recurring Donation Will Support Firearm Safety Efforts That Help Save Lives NEWTOWN, Conn. — With Giving Tuesday fast approaching on December 3, the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s® firearms safety program, Project ChildSafe®, is making supporters aware of … Continue reading

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SAAMI Welcomes Kalashnikov USA to Organization

  NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute Inc.,® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that Kalashnikov USA has joined as a Supporting Member. A manufacturer of rifles, pistols and shotguns, Kalashnikov USA is headquartered in Pompano Beach, … Continue reading

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NSSF Promotes Gun Safety in Texas with $1 Million Grant from Governor’s Office

    NSSF’s Project ChildSafe® program will encourage locked storage of firearms when not in use NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®is making available firearms safety education materials to Texas communities after being awarded a $1 million grant … Continue reading

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Shooters World’s Two New Locations Earn NSSF Five-Star Ratings

For immediate release | October 22, 2019 NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that it has awarded its highest Five-Star rating for range excellence to both of … Continue reading

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NSSF Launches SHOT University Online for FFLs, Ranges

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the launch of its all-new SHOT University™ Online education resource. Available at no charge to NSSF members, SHOT … Continue reading

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NSSF Welcomes Federal Court’s Dismissal of Case Against Firearms Manufacturers

October 10, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) welcomes the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio Eastern Division’s dismissal with prejudice of the Primus Group v. Smith & Wesson, et. al. case. The decision was … Continue reading

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NSSF Unveils New Podcast, ‘The Gun Industry Speaks’

For immediate release | October 4, 2019 NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®) today unveiled a new podcast series, “The Gun Industry Speaks,” to help inform the national conversation on firearms. “Our goal is to have a frank … Continue reading

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NSSF Statement on El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Communities

The National Shooting Sports Foundation® chose to remain respectful of the victims and their families in the El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, communities in the week following the senseless and horrific murders there. We did so because we believe … Continue reading

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Call the Commerce Department TODAY and Urge Immediate Publication of Final Export Control Reform Rules

The Obama Administration’s Export Control Reform (ECR) Initiative transferred export licensing of all commercial products to Commerce from State except for our industry! This antigun policy that was designed to harm our industry still remains in effect today. Over a … Continue reading

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SIG Relentless Warrior Championship Featured This Week on NRA’s American Rifleman TV

  NEWINGTON, N.H., (August 5, 2019) – This week the NRA’s American Rifleman TV features the SIG Relentless Warrior Championship, the premier competitive shooting championship of America’s future military leaders.  Recently, nearly 100 cadets from the United States Military Academy … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Shooting Sports Month with SIG SAUER

In recognition of National Shooting Sports Month, SIG SAUER is honored to announce support for the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s (NSSF) annual initiative to celebrate the shooting sports throughout the month of August.  LEARN MORE SIG Store: Customer Favorites P365 … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER Kicks-Off National Shooting Sports Month

  NEWINGTON, N.H., (July 31, 2019) – In recognition of National Shooting Sports Month SIG SAUER, Inc. is honored to announce support for the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s (NSSF) annual initiative to celebrate the shooting sports throughout the month of … Continue reading

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August is National Shooting Sports Month.

  We’re one month away from the start of National Shooting Sports Month®! Getting on board is easy: Add your planned August events to the National Events Calendar. Help spread the word about the event(s) and utilize the Promotional Toolkit … Continue reading

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NSSF Praises Nomination of Chuck Canterbury for ATF Director

  NEWTOWN, Conn. – The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, praised President Donald Trump’s nomination of Chuck Canterbury to become the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Canterbury would succeed Acting … Continue reading

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State Law Database Available to NSSF Members

  Gun laws have been a central focus in many state legislatures this year. As your trade association, NSSF® is working daily on your behalf to defend our industry in state capitols nationwide. We are also there to provide your … Continue reading

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National Shooting Sports Foundation Renews Gold-Level Sponsorship to Help Raise The Flag

  NSSF Recommits to Presenting Sponsorship at National Sporting Clay Cup Fundraiser (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – May 10, 2019) – The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), a longtime partner of USA Shooting, has agreed to help Raise the Flag for … Continue reading

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NSSF Applauds Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act Introduction

  NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, applauds U.S. House of Representatives Republican Whip Steve Scalise’s (R-La.) introduction of H.R. 2443, the Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act. The legislation would reduce the … Continue reading

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NSSF Commends Congress’s Passage of ‘Range Bill’

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, commends Congress’s passage of the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act (H.R. 1222). The bipartisan legislation, sponsored by U.S. Reps. Ron Kind (D-Wis.), Rob Bishop … Continue reading

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The New Remington Model 700 NRA American Hunter, Purpose-Driven for the Fanatical Whitetail Hunter.

Ilion, NY – A collaboration between the NRA’s American Hunter magazine and Remington Arms Company, the Model 700 American Hunter was meticulously designed to be the perfect whitetail rifle. An impeccable balance of weight, length, knockdown power and upgraded features … Continue reading

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